10 Most Expensive Dog Breeds In The World
02-03-2017 12:59pm | by Ananya Mukherjee
10 Most Expensive Dog Breeds
Dogs are expensive, and we are not even talking about their food and housing expenses. We decided to do some research to find out the most expensive dog breeds to buy.
1. Argentino Dogo, average price: $5,000
It is also known as the Argentine Mastiff; the Dogo Argentino is a very large, white, muscular dog in Argentina for the purpose of big-game hunting.These dogs are also trained for search and rescue purposes, police assistance, service dogs, and also military work.
2. Tibetan Mastiff, with average price: $3,000
It was bred by nomadic cultures of Tibet, China, Nepal, the Tibetan Mastiff is an ancient breed of large, muscular dog with thick, usually dark coat. A better name for this dog would have been Tibetan mountain dog. As a flock guardian dog in Tibet, capable of confronting predators the size of wolves and leopards also.
3. Portuguese Water Dog, average price is: up to $3,000
This famous dog Originated in the Portuguese region of the Algarve, this Dog is a rare breed of mid-sized dog that was bred to herd fish into the nets of the fisherman and to act as couriers from ship to ship, or it may be shipped to shore. This breed has gained notoriety by being the chosen dog of the President Barack Obama (US), who has two of them, Named as Bo and Sunny.
4. Perro De Presa Canario, average price: up to $3,000
It is also known as the Canary Mastiff; the Perro De Presa Canario is a quite large Molosser-type breed originally bred for working livestock. Being strong and large dogs, Presas must require early socialization and obedience as well as training. They are mild-tempered, can be aggressive toward other dogs and as well suspicious of strangers in some situations.
5. Berger Picard, average price: up to $2,500
A French herding breed, These dogs has nearly become extinct after both the time World War I and World War II, and by that time they remain a rare breed today. The Berger Picard’s attributes include an intelligent personality and a sensitive and assertive disposition that responds quickly to training.
6. Olde English Bulldogge, price: $2,500
Created in the 1970s, this Bulldogge is one of the world´s youngest breeds. A cross of English Bulldog, Pit Bull, Bullmastiff, and American Bulldog, the Olde English Bulldogge is a muscular, medium-sized dog and is valued for its friendly temperament and ability to perform numerous varieties of work.
7. Black Russian Terrier, price: $2,500
Created in the USSR in the late 1940s for military purposes, the Black Russian Terrier is a large, double-coated dog that is now used as working, sporting and companion dog. Despite its name, it is not a true terrier: it is believed that about 17 breeds were used in its development.
8. Norfolk Terrier, price: $2,500
The Norfolk Terrier is a British breed of wire-haired terrier. Before gaining recognition as an independent breed in the 1960s, it is a variety of the Norwich Terrier. Norfolks work in packs and must get along with other dogs.
9. Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever, price: $2,300
Also called “Toller,” the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever is a medium-sized breed of Gundog which is bred for hunting. It is the smallest of all the retrievers and is often mistaken for small Golden Retriever. They are known to be intelligent, alert, high-energy dogs who are especially friendly.
10. French Bulldog, price: $2,300
Called the pig-dog, this French Bulldog is a very affectionate small dog. Although the French bulldog is a small and short, breed, it has the appearance of a muscular, heavy-boned dog. It’s small in size and has a playful nature.
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